The hallmark of a good author is great world building, whether the story takes place in modern day New York City or the wastelands of Agramar after the Barentcian Empire’s collapse.
My all-time favorite series, The Deeds of Paksenarrion by Elizabeth Moon, feels real to me regardless of the occasional dwarf, elf and diety intervention.
Why? Because the writer has done an excellent job of creating her world and imparting that knowledge throughout the novel.
While I’m not here to discuss how to display your world to…well, the world, I can give you some wonderful tools that I’ve used over the years to create your own.
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